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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 18:48:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, June 27, 2014 at 8:10 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 18:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 35' North, Longitude: 167° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.10 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 44.8"1002.30 miwest0° 11' 12.9"12.84 minorth1002.33 mi
24 hours12° 00' 57.1"830.83 mieast4° 21' 45.2"299.76 minorth881.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenFri 6:48 AM252 km156 miles136 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 6:48 AM586 km364 miles316 nmEast E
MajuroFri 6:48 AM725 km451 miles391 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirFri 5:48 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 5:48 AM1493 km928 miles806 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 6:48 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 6:48 AM1763 km1096 miles952 nmEast E
Wake IslandFri 6:48 AM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmNorth N
Port VilaFri 5:48 AM2138 km1328 miles1154 nmSouth S
SuvaFri 6:48 AM2476 km1538 miles1337 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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